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By: Samantha Johnson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Turkey

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a popular politician in Turkey, and has recently begun addressing the potentially drastic effects of climate change in his country. Like many of its neighbors in the region, Turkey is dry and especially susceptible to worsening dry spells, such as the devastating drought that struck in 2006.